Late change to burning green waste welcomed

Feb 3, 2022 13:02 By Shannonside News
Late change to burning green waste welcomed Late change to burning green waste welcomed
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Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice is welcoming the reinstating of an exemption for farmers to burn bushes, but says a better arrangement is needed for the future.

He was commenting following widespread concern that farmers would not legally be allowed to burn green waste this year because a yearly exemption for the sector hadn't been signed off for 2022.

Deputy Fitzmaurice says the matter needs to be put on a more permanent footing than an annual exemption.


He's also concerned that it appears Minister Eamon Ryan is looking for an alternative to burning, like mulching, which isn't feasible or practical.


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